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Rainforest Restoration Team Worker - Fixed Term

Rainforest Restoration Team Worker x 2
Reference: APR20249092
Location: Morvern
Salary: £26,379.00 - £30,258.00 Per Annum

This is a Fixed-Term, Full-Time role for 37.5 hours per week, until November 2026.

The Morvern peninsula contains some of Scotland's finest remaining rainforest, and there is immense potential to restore and expand this habitat for the benefit of people and wildlife. Through the RSPB-led Saving Morvern's Rainforest project, we hope to support landowners, land managers and the local community to realise their vision of a thriving, healthy rainforest.

Do you have a passion for nature conservation and enjoy working in the outdoors? Would you like the challenge of carrying out physically demanding habitat restoration work on a remote peninsula and islands?

Key work areas

  • Responsible for delivery of practical conservation land management to ensure that objectives are met and methodology followed.
  • Responsible for compliance of own site operations with all relevant codes of practice and legal requirements (health and safety, environmental management and legal compliance of conservation and land management operations).
  • Maintenance of machinery to ensure it is operating safely and efficiently.
  • Development and management of effective relationships with multiple landowners and land managers across the project area to ensure project delivery.
  • Collation and input of biological data into appropriate databases.

   
Essential skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Practical experience of relevant conservation land management activities, carried out to a high standard.
  • Ability to operate and maintain a range of machinery, vehicles and equipment, with a good knowledge of site-based Health & Safety management.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the tact, diplomacy and negotiating skills to develop and maintain good relations with the owners/managers of land on which the team is working.
  • Ability and keenness to work outdoors in very remote places, and to meet the logistical, and physical challenges these places present.
  • Experience in record keeping /data management/ IT literate.
  • Ability to use own initiative to solve day-to-day problems in the field.
  • Excellent personal time management and prioritisation skills.
  • Driving licence. Given the remote locations and limited public transport, the ability to drive is essential for this role.

   
Closing date: 23:59, Thu, 30th May 2024

We are looking to conduct interviews for this position from 7th June 2024

The RSPB is a licenced sponsor. This role is not eligible for UK Visa Sponsorship.

Apply HERE

Closing Date: 30/05/2024  Location: Morvern

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